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amitriptyline

 [am″ĭ-trip´tĭ-lēn]
a tricyclic antidepressant with sedative effects; also used in treating enuresis, chronic pain, peptic ulcer, and bulimia nervosa.

amitriptyline

(ăm′ĭ-trĭp′tə-lēn′)
n.
A tricyclic antidepressant drug, C20H23N, used in the form of its hydrochloride salt.

amitriptyline

Elavil Neuropharmacology A tricyclic antidepressant, with sedative and anticholinergic properties, which may be used for peripheral neuropathy Adverse effects Rash, nausea, weight gain/loss, drowsiness, nervousness, insomnia, confusion, seizures, coma, orthostatic hypotension

amitriptyline

A tricyclic antidepressant drug. The drug is on the WHO official list. A brand name is Triptafen.
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The report said: "Ms 1 states that amitriptyline requires ongoing monitoring and, for this reason, it is inappropriate to prescribe it in a walk-in centre where there is no provision for this.
(54) Although head-to-head studies with other antidepressants are limited, it appears that duloxetine and amitriptyline have comparable efficacy, even though the NNTs for amitriptyline were derived from lower-quality studies than those for duloxetine.
"Although the improvements in pain intensity, general health, and fear of movement/reinjury at 6 months did not reach statistical significance, they suggest that low-dose amitriptyline may have an effect with a larger sample size," the investigators wrote.
Conclusion: Amitriptyline was significantly more effective for alleviation of pain associated with PDPN when compared with pregabalin.
Group A served as control and was given vehicle only (distilled water), while B served as the drug-treated group and was administered an oral dose of 10 mg/kg body weight of amitriptyline suspension (suspension prepared daily in distilled water).
qd+ Amitriptyline tablet 25mg,Q.N.+ Clonidazepam tablet 2mg, Q.N.; 3 Gabapentin capsule 600mg,t.i.d.
After three months, 54.4 percent of people who took melatonin had a 50 percent or greater reduction in frequency of headaches compared to 39.1 percent in the amitriptyline group and 20 percent in the placebo group.
Indian pharmaceutical company Cadila Healthcare (NSE: CADILAHC) announced on Saturday that its subsidiary Zydus Cadila has been granted final approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market Amitriptyline Hydrochloride Tablets USP in the strengths of 10 mg, 25 mg, 50 mg, 75 mg, 100 mg and 150 mg.
The standard group received amitriptyline in 1% gum acacia suspension.
Mark Davis, MD, professor of dermatology at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn., and associates initially investigated 0.5% ketamine in a topical combination with amitriptyline 1% in a cream.
They were also excluded if they were unable to discontinue their prophylactic medications; had previously taken melatonin, amitriptyline, or agomelatine; or had uncontrolled hypertension at the screening visit or at randomization.